Compliance

Compliance Q&A: RESPA Protections

April 08, 2011
When does RESPA apply to manufactured homes? READ MORE

A Complex Appraisal Reg, In a Nutshell

April 01, 2011
What are the Dodd-Frank Act's new requirements for appraisal independence? READ MORE

More Mortgage Changes Are on the Way

March 25, 2011
A second interim rule amends Mortgage Disclosure Improvement Act requirements. READ MORE

Five Suggestions for the New CFPB

March 22, 2011
The jury’s still out on what the CFPB will tackle first. READ MORE

Compliance Matters: SAFE Act Training

March 14, 2011
Registry open for mortgage originators. READ MORE

Compliance Trouble Spots Could be Behind You

March 08, 2011
If you don’t conduct a compliance review, you could quickly be out of compliance. READ MORE

Warren wants CUs, CFPB to work together

March 02, 2011
What are the top initiatives of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? READ MORE

10 Ways the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Will Affect CUs

March 01, 2011
The CFPB has a sweeping mandate and raises many questions. READ MORE

Matz Calls for Exemptions in Fed Interchange Rulemaking

February 17, 2011

NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz called upon the Federal Reserve to craft a debit card interchange rule that reflects Dodd-Frank Act language addressing small institution pricing issues.

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Develop an Effective Social Media Policy

February 14, 2011
Thoroughly evaluate four areas of potential risk before engaging in social media. READ MORE

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#VISA #MasterCard Zero Liability Changes

As of October 17, 2014 both VISA and MasterCard will be changing their zero liability policies.  Although they have the same effective date, there are a few key differences to the policy changes: MasterCard Zero liability policy will be expanded to include PIN-based POS and ATM transactions (currently these transactions do not qualify for zero […]

#FinCEN smuggling & trafficking guidance

Detecting and reporting suspicious transactions is essential in the financial industry. FinCEN issued an advisory last week to help financial institutions identify “red flags” to assist with the identification and reporting of suspicious financial activities connected with human smuggling and trafficking. Detecting and reporting: Important observations when interacting with members and throughout the credit unions […]

SCRA: An Acronym You Need to Know

In May, the United States Department of Justice announced a $60 million settlement with student loan servicer Sallie Mae for alleged violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). As a result, the once seemingly forgotten 4th fair lending law now resumes its rightful place center stage. If it’s been awhile since your credit union’s […]
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